What I have learnt from teaching Freestyle Fitness Yoga is that this class should not be taken too seriously, you should be able to laugh while trying to get your body from one position to another. What I enjoy about teaching this class is obviously the physical benefits but also the mental benefits of taking the time to slow down. FFY takes away any preconceptions of Yoga, as the basis is purely fitness rather than an in depth spiritual understanding which can be daunting to new members wanting to start a class. Understanding what you are being asked to do and why is so important for body awareness.
Freestyle Fitness Yoga is taught from a fitness perspective so you don’t need to know your uttanasana from your bakasana. You will learn which posture for example stretches your hamstring, when your abdominals are working and where your diaphragm is! In Freestyle Fitness Yoga you are encouraged to take control of your workout in order that each individual; the strongest, the weakest, the most supple, the inflexible, gets the maximum out of their practice. FFY is the perfect entry point into a yoga based class as it starts from the basics and progresses for the individual